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Old 04-09-2008, 08:28 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by I'm done View Post
the guilt comes from not staying with the job longer to get the COLA or sticking out even longer 'till the kids were both out of the house. The pension maxxes at 80% which is what I left with. The pension cost 9% of your pay so I thought it was time. Did this make sense?
Only you can say whether you made the right decision or not. But FWIW, it sounds to me like you did the right thing.

As others have already said, I don't believe that you should feel guilty for being a bigger part of your daughters' lives.

"If at any times we must deal in extremes, then we prefer the quiet, good-natured hypocrite to the implacable, turbulent zealot of any kind. In plain terms, we are not so fond of any set of notions, as to think them more important than the peace of society". John Toland, The Description of Epsom (1711)
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